UMRG Ups Pat Monaco To EVP/Sales & Field Marketing
December 11, 2007 at 12:13 PM (PT)
UNIVERSAL MOTOWN REPUBLIC GROUP has promoted PAT MONACO to EVP/Sales and Field Marketing. The announcement was made today by UMRG Chairman/CEO MEL LEWINTER. Formerly, MONACO served as SVP/Sales & Field Operations for the company. Based in NEW YORK, MONACO will continue to report directly to LEWINTER, and additionally to UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC RECORDS Pres. MONTE LIPMAN and UNIVERSAL MOTOWN RECORDS Pres. SYLVIA RHONE.
"As we further our leadership in the marketplace, we are continuing to expand operations and services to our artists," stated LEWINTER. "PAT’s understanding of today’s retail landscape, record of building sales teams that deliver results and music savvy make him the ideal choice to continue leading our retail efforts."
"PAT has proven to be the consummate executive whose patience and expertise has strengthened the marketplace presence of our artists and provided crucial strategic depth within our existing sales infrastructure and emerging business models," commented RHONE. "We congratulate him on this well-deserved promotion."
"As one of the industry’s most respected executives, PAT’s leadership has been crucial to maximizing our sales impact and facilitating multiple new sales platforms for our artists," added LIPMAN. "Everyone at UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC looks forward to supporting him and his great staff as he continues in his new capacity as one of UNIVERSAL MOTOWN REPUBLIC GROUP’s most highly valued contributors."